memory overhead and embedded Samba

Christopher R. Hertel crh at
Sun Jan 30 08:12:09 GMT 2005

Okay, some things I've discovered...

I got my NSLU2 yesterday and fired it up today.  It's tiny!  Fits in my
palm.  :)

Downer:  I put an old laptop drive into a cheap USB2.0 drive case and it 
worked like a charm on all my Linux desktops (and the Windows boxes too).  
Unfortunately, the NSLU2 refused to recognize it.

The folks on the #nslu2-linux channel tell me that the stock firmware only 
seems to recognize the Maxtor drives that Linksys recommends.  Ugh.  Looks 
like I'll be upgrading to the UnSlung firmware.  On the plus side, UnSlung 
has a toolchain, and there's someone working on getting Samba3 compiled 
natively on the NSLU2.  Then they have to run it...  :)

More when I know it...

Chris -)-----

On Sat, Jan 29, 2005 at 12:13:37PM +1100, Andrew Tridgell wrote:
> Charles,
>  > > yes, it does. Now that we have split up the includes in Samba4 it
>  > > starts to make sense to do automatic build dependency checking (in
>  > > particular header dependency checking). We just need someone to go to
>  > > the trouble of adding this to the build system.
>  > 	I can tackle that too if you wish. Again this seems like a fairly 
>  > simple task to tackle, and a good project to get my feet wet with. Plus 
>  > I need the embedded system experience.
> I'd be delighted to see this done, but I think you'll find it is not
> really trivial to do while integrating it into the Samba4 build
> system. It might be better for Metze or Jelmer to do this, as they are
> more familiar with the build system internals.
> Cheers, Tridge

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